Color Theory- Red
Strength, power, passion and love are some of the emotions that the color RED can evoke.
"It enhances human metabolism, increases respiration rate, and raises blood pressure. It has very high visibility, which is why stop signs, stoplights, and fire equipment are usually painted red. In heraldry, red is used to indicate courage. It is a color found in many national flags," as quoted by Color-Wheel-Pro.com
The color red is associated with high energy, so what better place to use the color than in a work out room or entertainment area where you want HIGH energy.
Designers use color in many different ways. One trick they use to evoke different kinds of emotion is the same color is to use it with different combinations of other colors.
With a darker background, the color red in this room appears bright and energetic. It tends to jump out of the photo. But, the red pillows, in the photo below, are paired with light bedding and copper colored walls, they create a whole different mood.
Posted on Fri, August 9, 2013
by Jamie Jones filed under